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Research Projects Subjects of Investigation at this Location

Each ARS research project has related subjects of investigation.  Listed below are the subjects of investigation currently conducted at this location.

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Subjects of Investigation
Beans (dry)
Canola
Corn (for sweetcorn use 1480)
Greens and leafy vegetables (includes endive, lettuce, spinach)
Leguminous vegetables, other
Lentil
Oilseed and oil crops, general/other
Peas (dry)
Soybean
Sunflower
Vegetables, general/other
Weeds
Research Projects within Sunflower
item Agronomic and Molecular Responses of Maize and Sunflower to Competition with Cover Crops and Alfalfa
item Assessing the Importance of Plant Spacing Heterogeneity (Skips, Doubles, Gaps) on Yield, and Heritability of Seedling Emergence in Field Conditions
item Biology of Weed-Crop Interactions to Improve Weed Management Strategies in Northern Agro-ecosystems
item Developing Bioinformatic Pipelines for Genomics-assisted Breeding using Graphical User Interfaces
item Developing Knowledge and Tools to Optimize Sunflower Breeding for Sclerotinia Resistance and Improved Microbiome-Related Traits
item Early Maturing Sunflower for Double Crop Use in the Central Plains
item Enhancing Basal Resistance to Sclerotinia Sclerotiorum in Brassica
item Enhancing Rust Resistance in Confection Sunflower Production Through Next-generation Technologies
item Enhancing Rust Resistance in Confection Sunflower Production Through Next-generation Technologies - Year 2
item Evaluating Gene Flow of the Red Sunflower Seed Weevil
item Field Evaluation of Sclerotinia Head and Stalk Rot of Sunflower for Genetic Mapping and Germplasm Development
item Field Evaluation of Sunflower Basal Stalk Rot, Head Rot and Stem Canker for Genetic Mapping and Germplasm Enhancement
item Genetic Enhancement of Sunflower Yield and Tolerance to Biotic Stress
item Genetic Marker Development for Hull Hardness and Oil Content in Sunflower
item Identification and Mapping of Genetic Factors Affecting the Stability of Oleic Acid in Inbred Lines and Hybrids
item Integrated Pest Management of Sunflower Insects
item Investigating Inter- and Intra-specific Interference in Sunflower
item Management and Distribution of Seed of Released ARS Sunflower Germplasm
item Mechanisms of Resistance to Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and Consequences for Seed Yield in Arabidopsis
item Perennial Crops for Sustainable Agriculture in the Northern Plains
item QTL Mapping of Sclerotinia Head Rot Resistance and Pyramiding of Basal Stock Rot QTL in Sunflower
item Role of WRKY Transcription Factors in Quantitative Resistance to Sclerotinia sclerotiorum
item Sclerotinia Initiative
item Sunflower Nectar Volume: Impact on Pollinator Choice and Genetic Determination
item Understanding How Sunflower Soil Microbiome Impacts Resistance to Sclerotinia Stalk Rot
item Validation and Characterization of Cultivated Sunflower Lines with Resistance to Sclerotinia Basal Stalk Rot
item White Mold Resistance-QTL: Identification, Interactions and Fine Mapping in Common Bean
item White Mold Resistance-QTL: Identification, Interactions and Fine Mapping in Common Bean - ND State University
item Winter Nursery and Seed Production for Rapid Germplasm Enhancement